MSG Entertainment has cancelled the April 20 event of its high profile Speaker Series: The Minds That Move The World event at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, due to illness of one of its participants, former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno. The panel was to include... Read more
Ticket sales for sveral major concert and theatre events are closing throughout the week ending March 16, as compiled by TicketNews. Actor Will Ferrell, of Saturday Night Live fame, will complete his limited-engagement run at Cort Theatre in New York, NY, this week. The solo show You’re Welcome America.... Read more
The music of alt-rock legends R.E.M. is getting the all-star treatment on March 11 in New York at Carnegie Hall for The Music of R.E.M. Bob Mould, Patti Smith, Throwing Muses with Kristen Hersh, Kimya Dawson, Ingrid Michaelson, Dar Williams, the Apples in Stereo, the Feelies, Keren Ann, Guster,... Read more
Paul McCartney will headline at the David Lynch Foundation’s benefit concert, “Change Begins Within,” at Radio City Music Hall in New York, NY, on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. Ringo Starr, Sheryl Crow, Donovan, Eddie Vedder, Ben Harper, Moby, Paul Horn, Bettye LaVette and Jim James are special guests... Read more
The day’s recap includes concert and tour announcements, special event news and more, as compiled by TicketNews on March 2, 2009. In today’s artist news, the King of Pop Michael Jackson will perform a series of live shows, according to a TicketNews source. Meanwhile, ska-punk band No Doubt and... Read more
Entering its seven year, the Jagermeister Music Tour has announced punk rock band Pennywise and rock-reggae crew Pepper as the headliners for its spring tour. The trek kicks off April 13 at Showbox SoDo in Seattle, WA, and closes May 23 at Myth in St. Paul, MN. The tour... Read more
“TicketBiscuit Announces $ 10 Million Fund for Music Venue Independence” BIRMINGHAM, AL (TicketBiscuit) February 13, 2009 – TicketBiscuit LLC today announced the Music Liberation Fund (MLF), a project that will make $10 Million in funding available to live entertainment venues and promoters within the United States who wish to... Read more
The financial and auto industries are not the only ones getting a bail out. Organizers of the CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival, to be held in New York City from October 20-24, are offering what they are calling the CMJ ’09 Recession Special. Limited to the first 250... Read more
Sluggish ticket sales have caused the cancellation of the 2009 Langerado Music Festival. The three-day event was scheduled to take place March 6-8 in downtown Miami, FL, at Bicentennial Park on Biscayne Bay. All tickets purchased will be refunded in the next five to seven business days, according to... Read more
Beyoncé, Maxwell, Anita Baker, Al Green, John Legend, Robin Thicke, Salt-N-Pepa, Ne-Yo, En Vogue, Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars, Teena Marie and more than 30 acts will perform at the 15th annual Essence Music Festival July 3-5 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The critically acclaimed annual celebration... Read more